Here comes the end of the series! The previous posts talked about how the graphic design paved its way to the contemporary world through wars, social and economic roller coasters. Every time span leaves an impact on the art of that particular time and graphic design has not been any different. Fast forward a few… Continue reading Evolution of Graphic Design (Part 4)
Evolution of Graphic Design (Part 3)
In the last post, we saw the responsiveness of the design style to its surroundings and how various social, economic and political events shaped graphic design. In this post, we will explore the era from 1930 to 1960 and the rise of graphic design as a discipline. American modernism and its effect on visual art… Continue reading Evolution of Graphic Design (Part 3)
Evolution of Graphic Design (Part 2)
Here is the second post! In this post, we will cover the time period from 1870-1930. One thing to be noted about the design evolution is that the timelines of various design movements and inception of school of thoughts would be overlapping as at every given point of time, there had been multiple movements happening… Continue reading Evolution of Graphic Design (Part 2)
Evolution of Graphic Design (Part 1)
The graphic design that we know today is an output of centuries of evolution. For any graphic design enthusiast, it’s imperative to understand the journey of graphic design over centuries to have a deeper knowledge of the visual culture. The history of graphic design is a history of cultural expression, reflecting not only what people… Continue reading Evolution of Graphic Design (Part 1)
Minimalism: Kondo-ing the visual clutter
While designing Instagram, the founders had one main objective — to keep the app as simple as possible with minimal elements and features – the quality that differentiated it from its rivals, and later led to the massive success of the photo sharing app that the king of internet, Mark Zuckerberg had to buy it… Continue reading Minimalism: Kondo-ing the visual clutter
Marketing and the Metaverse
Earlier this week, Hennes & Mauritz (abbreviated as H&M) created a buzz by announcing its 3D store in the Metaverse. While H&M has been the first to open a retail clothing store in the virtual universe, there have been lot of big players already marking their territories in the virtual realm. The rebrand of Facebook… Continue reading Marketing and the Metaverse
NFT Art: Explained
If, a couple of years ago, someone would have claimed that Nyan Cat gif could be sold for half a million dollars, we would have questioned the person’s sanity. But, one thing that the last 18-19 months have taught us is that the world is a weird, wild place where even your craziest thoughts could… Continue reading NFT Art: Explained
The name’s Peri, Very Peri!
Pantone is here with its Color of the Year and the creative industry just can’t stop gushing over the beautiful color tone. In the last two years, the world has been through a major restructuring both at personal and social level. This transformation inspired Pantone Color of the Year 2022 – PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri.… Continue reading The name’s Peri, Very Peri!
More than words…
“That’s what careless words do, they make people love you a little less.” – when I read this line in ‘The God of Small Things’, little did I know that this would someday be so applicable to technology in the world trying to acknowledge diversity. Since the wrap up of Adobe Max 2021 – the… Continue reading More than words…
Going economical with the fonts!
Gutenberg created the printing machine. But it wasn’t until 2014 that the attention was diverted towards the economic impact of fonts while printing, when a sixth grader in US proposed he could save the government over millions by switching to a different font. The claim was not, however, completely accurate, but it did get everyone… Continue reading Going economical with the fonts!